Stephen Howard joined Business in the Community in September 2005.
He has brought a wealth of senior management expertise acquired in the corporate sector to Business in the Community. Stephen has held a number of different executive and non executive roles including, Chief Executive of Cookson group plc, and Chief Executive of Novar PLC.
Stephen’s ongoing commitment to helping tackle homelessness on both a national and global scale has resulted in a non-executive directorship for Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, the charity with a mission to eliminate poverty housing. Other non-executive directorships include, In Kind Direct, membership of the Veolia Advisory Board, membership of the London Enterprise Panel and trustee of The Bread Tin.
Stephen currently sits on the London Enterprise Panel (LEP), a body made up of local businesses, borough authorities and Transport for London that the Mayor's office uses to take a strategic look at regeneration, employment and skills in London.
Stephen was awarded an LVO by HRH The Prince of Wales in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015 for his work at Business in the Community.